A man from Iowa or Illinois will say 'I'm from the Middle West'..a Georgian or a Mississipian may admit to being merely a Southerner...but no Texan, given the opportunity, ever said otherwise than 'I'm from Texas'.— J. Frank Dobie
Colorful Americanism quotations
I have written a song that says: If you ever lose someone dear to you, never say the words, "They're gone," and they'll come back.
Our clear goal must be the advancement of the white race and separation of the white and black races. This goal must include freeing of the American media and government from subservient Jewish interests.
We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
To protest against injustice is the foundation of all our American democracy.
Decisions made in Washington are more important to us than those made here in Dar es-Salaam. So, maybe my people should be allowed to vote in American presidential elections.
If you can be the best, then why not try to be the best?
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.
Fighting is a sport; if you're not humble it's going to bring humbleness to you.
The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations.
Donald Trump is obviously the most pro-gay candidate in American electoral history.
Americans like to talk about (or be told about) Democracy but, when put to the test, usually find it to be an 'inconvenience.' We have opted instead for an authoritarian system disguised as a Democracy. We pay through the nose for an enormous joke-of-a-government, let it push us around, and then wonder how all those assholes got in there.
It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are.
If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem.
If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew you never knew.
If soccer was an American soft drink, it would be Diet Pepsi
We must especially beware of that small group of selfish men who would clip the wings of the American Eagle in order to feather their own nests.
Mr. Blair, I look upon secession as anarchy. If I owned the four millions of slaves in the South, I would sacrifice them all to the Union; but how can I draw my sword upon Virginia, my native State?
I salute the light within your eyes where the whole universe dwells.
For when you are at that center within you and I am at that place within me, we shall be one.
Our job as Americans and as Republicans is to dislodge the traitors from every place where they've been sent to do their traitorous work.
Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.
Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else.
If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other.
If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.
I don't call myself a white supremacist.
I'm a civil rights activist concerned about European-American rights.
Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionarys life. When one commits oneself to the struggle, it must be for a lifetime.
McCarthyism is Americanism with its sleeves rolled.
If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.
The Americans are a very lucky people.
They're bordered to the north and south by weak neighbors, and to the east and west by fish.
The United States will eventually fly the Communist red flag…The American people will hoist it themselves.
Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage.
Call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically, that was really, really critical for the thing to pass.
The greatest evil of American slavery was not involuntary servitude but rather the narrative of racial differences we created to legitimate slavery. Because we never dealt with that evil, I don't think slavery ended in 1865, it just evolved.
You Americans, you treat the Third World in the way an Iraqi peasant treats his new bride. Three days of honeymoon, and then it's off to the fields.
Do not let anyone claim tribute of American patriotism if they even attempt to remove religion from politics.
If any American really believes that Obamacare is going to control costs, I've got some real estate in Whitewater, Arkansas I'd like to sell them.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope.
In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole earth will become One Circle again.